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Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole (1917–1965) was a superstar in the popular world of singing, and will never be forgotten for hisvocal accomplishment, but as a paradox this overshadowed the fact that he was one of the greatest jazz pianists ever. Download The PIANO of Nat King Cole (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

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Claude Jones

Claude Jones

Claude Jones (1901–1962) was one of the finest trombone artists of the thirties, playing in famous bands like MKCP, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway and Chick Webb… … Read entire article »

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Charlie Parker (part 2)

Charlie Parker (part 2)

Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker (1920 – 1955) was the creator of modern jazz, an incredible performer on his altosax, a living legend, the Icaros whose wings burned when he flew too high. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Altosax, Tenorsax